Period
to 23 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands with a requirement for JPA skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited JPA over the 6 months to 23 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Java Persistence API (JPA)
England > West Midlands
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 259 317 293
Rank change year-on-year +58 -24 +19
Permanent jobs citing JPA 69 26 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.68% 0.23% 0.21%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.78% 0.64% 0.60%
Number of salaries quoted 52 19 22
West Midlands median annual salary £53,750 £45,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +19.44% -14.29% +20.00%
10th Percentile £27,750 £19,750 £42,250
90th Percentile £65,000 £59,000 £82,500
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% - +11.11%

JPA is in the Software Libraries and Frameworks category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
West Midlands
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 3882 4042 3845
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 38.29% 35.21% 35.33%
Number of salaries quoted 3339 3450 3454
West Midlands median annual salary £39,000 £38,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.63% +1.33% -
10th Percentile £24,250 £23,750 £23,750
90th Percentile £60,000 £58,750 £56,250
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -

JPA
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

Job postings citing JPA as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands.

Job vacancy trend for JPA in the West Midlands

JPA
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing JPA in the West Midlands.

Salary trend for JPA in the West Midlands

JPA
Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing JPA in the West Midlands over the 6 months to 23 November 2017.

Salary histogram for JPA in the West Midlands

JPA
Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing JPA within the West Midlands region over the 6 months to 23 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Coventry +53 41 £50,000 -13.04% 3
Birmingham +44 25 £55,000 +15.79% 1
Staffordshire +6 2 £38,750 +80.23%
Worcestershire - 1 £50,000 - 1
JPA
England

For the 6 months to 23 November 2017, IT jobs citing JPA also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the West Midlands region with a requirement for JPA.

1 69 (100.00%) Java
1 69 (100.00%) Spring
2 66 (95.65%) Agile Software Development
3 62 (89.86%) Scrum
4 61 (88.41%) Hibernate
5 55 (79.71%) Oracle
6 51 (73.91%) JavaScript
7 49 (71.01%) MVC
8 48 (69.57%) REST
9 42 (60.87%) SQL
10 39 (56.52%) Jenkins
11 38 (55.07%) SOAP
12 35 (50.72%) JBoss
13 34 (49.28%) Spring MVC
14 33 (47.83%) Docker
15 32 (46.38%) Microsoft Azure
16 30 (43.48%) TDD
16 30 (43.48%) Puppet
17 28 (40.58%) Software Engineering
17 28 (40.58%) J2EE
18 27 (39.13%) MySQL
18 27 (39.13%) Opscode Chef
19 24 (34.78%) HTML
19 24 (34.78%) PostgreSQL
20 22 (31.88%) Java EE
20 22 (31.88%) Kanban
21 21 (30.43%) CSS
21 21 (30.43%) XML
21 21 (30.43%) JMS
21 21 (30.43%) BDD

JPA
Co-occurring IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 35 (50.72%) JBoss
2 12 (17.39%) Tomcat
3 11 (15.94%) OpenStack
3 11 (15.94%) WebSphere
4 6 (8.70%) GlassFish
4 6 (8.70%) Jetty
5 3 (4.35%) Apache ServiceMix
5 3 (4.35%) Confluence
5 3 (4.35%) Mule
6 2 (2.90%) Adobe Experience Manager
6 2 (2.90%) CMS
6 2 (2.90%) Drupal
Cloud Services
1 32 (46.38%) Microsoft Azure
2 17 (24.64%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (8.70%) AMQP
2 3 (4.35%) HTTP
2 3 (4.35%) Internet
3 1 (1.45%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (39.13%) MySQL
2 24 (34.78%) PostgreSQL
3 15 (21.74%) SQL Server
4 13 (18.84%) NoSQL
5 8 (11.59%) DB2
6 7 (10.14%) MariaDB
6 7 (10.14%) MongoDB
7 6 (8.70%) Apache Cassandra
8 1 (1.45%) Redis
Development Applications
1 39 (56.52%) Jenkins
2 20 (28.99%) JUnit
3 18 (26.09%) Maven
4 16 (23.19%) TestNG
5 9 (13.04%) Subversion
6 6 (8.70%) Bitbucket
6 6 (8.70%) Hudson
7 3 (4.35%) Cucumber
7 3 (4.35%) JIRA
7 3 (4.35%) Mockito
7 3 (4.35%) TeamCity
8 1 (1.45%) Selenium
General
1 17 (24.64%) Finance
2 8 (11.59%) Retail
3 6 (8.70%) Banking
3 6 (8.70%) Billing
4 5 (7.25%) Financial Institution
5 2 (2.90%) Marketing
6 1 (1.45%) Legal
Job Titles
1 47 (68.12%) Developer
1 47 (68.12%) Java Developer
2 19 (27.54%) Software Engineer
3 12 (17.39%) Java Engineer
3 12 (17.39%) Java Software Engineer
4 10 (14.49%) Senior Developer
4 10 (14.49%) Senior Java Developer
5 9 (13.04%) Junior
6 8 (11.59%) Junior Developer
6 8 (11.59%) Junior Java Developer
6 8 (11.59%) Lead Developer
6 8 (11.59%) Scrum Master
7 7 (10.14%) Lead Java Developer
7 7 (10.14%) Senior Java Engineer
7 7 (10.14%) Senior Java Software Engineer
7 7 (10.14%) Senior Software Engineer
8 6 (8.70%) Java Software Developer
8 6 (8.70%) Principal Engineer
8 6 (8.70%) Principal Software Engineer
9 5 (7.25%) Java Scrum Master
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 69 (100.00%) Spring
2 61 (88.41%) Hibernate
3 48 (69.57%) REST
4 38 (55.07%) SOAP
5 34 (49.28%) Spring MVC
6 28 (40.58%) J2EE
7 24 (34.78%) HTML
8 22 (31.88%) Java EE
9 21 (30.43%) CSS
9 21 (30.43%) JMS
9 21 (30.43%) XML
10 15 (21.74%) EJB
10 15 (21.74%) EJB 3.0
10 15 (21.74%) XSLT
11 12 (17.39%) RESTful
12 9 (13.04%) XML Schema
13 7 (10.14%) Java SE
13 7 (10.14%) Web Services
14 6 (8.70%) MSMQ
14 6 (8.70%) MyFaces
Miscellaneous
1 8 (11.59%) Computer Science
1 8 (11.59%) Enterprise Software
2 6 (8.70%) Smart Meter
2 6 (8.70%) User Experience
3 2 (2.90%) Mobile App
Processes & Methodologies
1 66 (95.65%) Agile Software Development
2 62 (89.86%) Scrum
3 49 (71.01%) MVC
4 30 (43.48%) TDD
5 28 (40.58%) Software Engineering
6 22 (31.88%) Kanban
7 21 (30.43%) BDD
8 13 (18.84%) Continuous Integration
9 12 (17.39%) Test Automation
10 11 (15.94%) Mentoring
11 10 (14.49%) RUP
12 9 (13.04%) Coaching
12 9 (13.04%) Microservices
13 7 (10.14%) Open Source
14 6 (8.70%) Continuous Delivery
14 6 (8.70%) Data Transformation
14 6 (8.70%) Dependency Injection
14 6 (8.70%) ETL
14 6 (8.70%) Unit Testing
15 5 (7.25%) Collateral Management
Programming Languages
1 69 (100.00%) Java
2 51 (73.91%) JavaScript
3 42 (60.87%) SQL
4 15 (21.74%) XPath
5 9 (13.04%) Scala
6 6 (8.70%) Clojure
6 6 (8.70%) PHP
7 2 (2.90%) Ruby
8 1 (1.45%) Bash Shell
8 1 (1.45%) Python
Qualifications
1 16 (23.19%) Security Cleared
2 9 (13.04%) Degree
3 8 (11.59%) Computer Science Degree
3 8 (11.59%) SC Cleared
4 7 (10.14%) OCP
4 7 (10.14%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (8.70%) QA
System Software
1 33 (47.83%) Docker
Systems Management
1 30 (43.48%) Puppet
2 27 (39.13%) Opscode Chef
3 18 (26.09%) Ansible
4 7 (10.14%) Kubernetes
4 7 (10.14%) Terraform
5 6 (8.70%) Marathon
Vendors
1 55 (79.71%) Oracle
2 12 (17.39%) IBM
3 2 (2.90%) Adobe
3 2 (2.90%) Microsoft